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Two Sisters. Jan VERHAS (Dendermonde 1834 - Schaarbeek 1896) Boon Gallery
   
Belgian School
Signed on the lower right
Dated 1883
Oil on canvas

Provenance:
Private collection, Belgium

Exhibitions:
Antwerp
Brussels
Dendermonde
Ghent
Liège

Literature:
BÉNÉZIT, Emmanuel, «Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs de tous les temps et de tous les pays par un groupe d'écrivains spécialistes français et étrangers», nouv.éd.rev. et augm., sl, Librairie Gründ, Paris, 1966.
DE BRUYN, Jean-Pierre, «De Dendermondse Schilderschool: een kunsthistorische benadering», Ronde Tafel 57, Dendermonde, 1994.
DE SEYN, Eugène, «Dictionnaire biographique des Sciences, des Lettres et des Arts en Belgique», Brussels, 1935.
PAS, Wim & Greet, «ARTO: Biografische Lexicon Plastische Kunst in België», De Gulden Roos, Antwerp, 2000.
PIRON, Paul, «Dictionnaire des artistes plasticiens de Belgique des XIXe et XXe siècles», Éditions Art in Belgium, Brussels, 2003.

Artist Biography:
Realist painter of portraits, historical- and genre scenes, landscapes and marines. He received his artistic training at the Academy of Dendermonde and at the Academy of Antwerp. He is the younger brother of painter Frans Verhas. He obtained the «Prix de Rome» in 1860. He resided in Paris in 1860 and participated at the Salons. He traveled to Italy in 1862 to visit Venice and Padua. He lived from 1863 until 1867 in Binche where he also got married. Afterwards, he moved to Brussels. He became active as a plein-airist from 1882 onward and became the leading artist for the Naturalist Style in Dendermonde. He was the founder of the School of Dendermonde.
Two Sisters
XIXth c. Art and Older,  Paintings,  Oil
Author: Jan VERHAS (Dendermonde 1834 - Schaarbeek 1896)
54 x  84 cm  /   21.3 x  33.1 in
Authenticity / Provenance: Original  /   Period: XIXth c  /  
 
Posted: october 22, 2007 / Modified: april 25, 2008
Copyright Boon Gallery

 
Two Sisters
24,000 €  17,040 £  27,360 $ 
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Boon Gallery
Boon Gallery
Art dealer 
Brussels, Belgium
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Oil
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